- New Wave
Dog Germs is a weekly dose of classic and new industrial, goth, new wave, and electronica with hints of alternative, metal, hip hop, and whatever else I feel like playing hosted by me, Tommy Atrien (dj kyno). The show’s first hour is usually industrial/goth and related genres with the second hour being more chaotic and diverse as far as genres are concerned (by the end of the second hour you would swear that you were listening to a different show). Some of the genres heard in the second hour include alternative, metal, hip hop, country, and world music. I feel this keeps the show interesting and also allows me to play other styles of music I really enjoy.
I have been involved with the industrial/goth scene since ’94 and involved with the scene here in Richmond since ’96. I am also the guitarist/keyboardist/percussionist/back up vocalist for Richmond industrial rock band Machine Chop Inc. I got into dj-ing because I love music, all kinds but especially industrial/electronic, and wanted to do a show that represented that. “Dig It” by Skinny Puppy was the first industrial song I ever heard and have been hooked on that band ever since, therefore, almost every “Dog Germs” show kicks off with that song. Also, the show title is obviously derived from my appreciation of Skinny Puppy.
When asked if “Happy House” was a cynical song, Siouxsie replied: “It is sarcastic. In a way, like television, all the medias, it is like adverts, the perfect family where as it is more common that husbands beat their wives. There are mental families really. The projection is everyone smiling, blond hair, sunshine, eating butter without fat and everyone perfect”.
Focusing on all things depressing, abrasive, loud, somber, disturbing, angry, and misunderstood. Because all emotions are valid.
- Tuesday - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am